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Feildens Arms Blackburn

Whalley Road, Blackburn, BB2 7PR

Pub Code: 2303141101

Key Features

  • Extensive Refurbishment Planned!
  • Six en-suite Letting Rooms
  • Stunning Ribble Valley Location
  • Available on our Fully Repairing & Insuring Lease
  • Expanded Beer Garden
  • Premium Food and Drink Site

Est Min Ingoing Costs: £186,488

Annual Rent: £79,792

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Stunning Ribble Valley Pub

The Feildens Arms at Mellor Brook is a beautiful traditional country Inn set in the stunning Ribble Valley. Located just 3 miles from Blackburn, 7 miles from Preston, and only 4 miles from J31 of the M6. Making it perfect for either the leisure or business visitor alike.  Nearby attractions include Salmesbury Hall, Houghton Tower, Turton Tower, Clitheroe Castle, Ribchester Roman Fort, Sawley Abbey, plus we are within easy reach of Blackburn FC and of many local wedding venues, making us the ideal choice for people requiring rooms. BAE Salmesbury is less than 5 minutes away and we make a wonderful base for exploring the beautiful Ribble Valley. 

An extensive refurbishment will see The Feildens Arms transformed into a bustling local pub offering quality food, an extended beer garden and a stylish interior, with a large number of covers to meet demand. All it needs is an ambitious licensee with the talent to unlock its true potential.

Entrepreneurial & Experienced Food Led Operator Required

Available on our 15 year Fully Repairing and Insuring lease, which is perfect for experienced licensees who want time to build up the value of their business and accrue the return on their investment.

This exciting business opportunity would suit a professional operator keen to drive sales through the three quality income streams; Food, Drink and Rooms.  This site would require an experienced operator with a strong background of running a high volume operation. This high end operator would have a vast range of entrepreneurial and social media skills, and is up to date with trends in the industry. If this sounds like you, put in an application!

  • Catering Kitchen

  • Letting Rooms

  • LongTerm FRI Lease

  • Car Park

  • Cask Ale

  • Outdoor Trade

  • Private Accommodation

  • Refurbishment Planned

  • Monthly Billing

Trading Area & Facilities

The Feildens Arms at Mellor Brook will be completely refurbished internally and externally to offer a relaxing place to stay and dine whilst retaining the essence of a great village local. An acclaimed bar with quality food, and well stocked Real Ale bar, Cask Marque accredited where you will receive premium hospitality at it's finest. The Feildens Arms offers the perfect place to eat, drink sleep and relax.

The newly refurbished, open-plan internal dining area will lead through to a new conservatory with bi-folding doors onto a generously landscaped, al-fresco wrap-around dining area that can cater for over 100 guests. New contemporary signage and mood lit lighting internally and externally will create a warm and welcoming ambience that will attract the discerning diner for miles around. 

The six beautifully designed and refurbished en-suite letting rooms, complete with power showers and baths, will accommodate the desires of each and every guest. With  flat screen TVs, comfortable beds, WiFi and more - you can guarantee your guests the best nights sleep. 

Externally, the Feildens has car parking facilities accommodating up to 25 cars. Up to 60 customers can enjoy al-fresco dining in the fully redecorated and expanded beer garden.

Please refer to the Refurbishment Details document for further information on the planned investment.

Applicants should be aware that all refurbishments are subject to final board approval which will be determined as part of the leasing process.

Where a significant investment is made in a pub by Star Pubs & Bars, an "Investment Exemption" will be required. The exemption means that the option of a Market Rent Option lease won't be available at rent review for a period of up to seven years for this site, as per The Pub Code (2016).

Private Accommodation

The private accommodation at the Feildens comprises of 2 bedrooms, a lounge, kitchen/dining area, and bathroom. In line with our Ready to Trade Promise, we will ensure the private accommodation is in good condition, so that you can focus on your business.

Premises Licence Details

Please refer to Premises Licence for further details.

Premises Licence Opening Hours

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
07:30 -
00:30
07:30 -
00:30
07:30 -
00:30
07:30 -
00:30
07:30 -
01:30
07:30 -
01:30
07:30 -
00:00

Annual Rent £
79,792
Estimated Tenants Annual Operating Profit £
79,790
Representative HEINEKEN UK Brand Discount Per Barrel £
135
Estimated Annual Turnover £
883,977
Estimated Annual Barrelage
223
* The above figures are provided as a guide only and will be finalised as part of the commercial agreement.
** All figures quoted are exclusive of VAT

Ingoing Costs
Estimated Licensee Fixtures and Fittings Value £
133,281
Estimated Fixtures and Fittings Valuation Fee £
250
Estimated Stock Valuation £
25,000
Deposit Amount £
19,948
Rent in Advance £
6,649
Training Fee £
425
Estimated Designated Premises Supervisor / Manager Fee £
50
Premises Licence Fee £
180
Rates Assessment Fee £
55
Estimated Legal Fees £
650
Estimated Total Ingoing Costs £
186,488
Estimated Minimum Ingoing Costs £
186,488
In order to ensure a successful start-up, all applicants must have a minimum £10,000 un-borrowed funds.
The calculation of the Estimated Minimum Ingoing Costs assumes a minimum deposit of 1 month's rent and that fixtures and fittings (F&F) are rented. The subsequent deposit build up and F&F rental costs are not included in the rent model or ongoing costs below.
Note that on FRI Agreements deposits will always be 3 month's rent in advance and fixtures and fittings (F&F) must always be purchased.

A deposit of 6 month's rent will be required for operators trading under a Limited Company with no Guarantors.
Other SP&B Ongoing Charges
Estimated Annual Building Insurance £
1,770
Estimated Annual Maintenance Compliance Charge £
939
Estimated Annual Accountancy & Stocktaking Charge (including tills) £
6108
Estimated Annual Repairs Fund £
3120
The above figures are provided as a guide only and will be finalised as part of the commercial agreement
* All figures quoted are exclusive of VAT
** Deposit build up will be payable over a maximum of 24 months
*** Fixtures and Fittings annual rental fee should be estimated at 15% of the F&F value. The actual F&F value will be determined on the day of entry
**** Maintenance Compliance Charge relates to the fees for various statutory inspections
***** Estimated Legal Fees is a charge applied to your account by SP&B for creation of your Lease. You are required to engage and pay for your own solicitor - your solicitor's fees are not included in the above estimate

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